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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (32,917 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Helen Keller Narrator: Mary Woods Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A serious illness destroyed Helen Keller’s sight and hearing before she reached the age of two. At seven, she was introduced to Ann Sullivan, the beloved teacher and friend who helped Helen to make contact with her world. Through sheer determination and resolve, Helen learned to speak, read, and write, and prepared herself for entry into prep school by the age of sixteen. She later enrolled at Radcliffe and graduated with honors. Her motto: “There are no handicaps, only challenges.”

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Helen Keller is fellow to Caesar, Alexander, Napoleon, Homer, Shakespeare, and the rest of the immortals…She will be as famous a thousand years from now as she is today.” 

    Mark Twain

  • “The greatest woman of our age.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “This is a classic; special because it is an autobiographical account of a young woman who overcame being deaf and blind. All the fears, trials and emotions of her struggles from childhood come through in exquisite language.”

    Children’s Literature

  • “This audiobook is read by Mary Woods who brings a lyrical quality to the reading of Helen’s riveting narrative. I highly recommend this book to everyone! If you ever think that challenges are too hard to overcome, this story will not only inspire, but will also fill you with wonders of life.” 

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Heidi | 2/16/2014

    " When I was in middle school I watched The Miracle Worker and became fascinated with Helen Keller amd all that she accomplished. This remains one of my favorite autobiograhies! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Judson Williford | 2/15/2014

    " I suspect my wife picked this up at the library book sale. I had to read it because Miracle Worker is one of my all-time favorite movies. Helen does an amazing job with the medium of autobiography here. I respect her even more now. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nourhan Hafez | 2/15/2014


  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dawn | 2/12/2014

    " What an amazing woman. If only we who see could see what she did in life. A great book to inspire you to goodness. "

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